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folio 173 (May 4, 1789 meeting)

At the adjournment of the annual meeting, present the freeholders and other inhabitants, qualified to vote in Town affairs,
May 4 1789. -- Daniel Cony Esq. Moderator
3d Voted & chose the following Town officers.
James Hinkely & Abisha Cowan Tything men.
Nathaniel Hearsey & Simeon Payne, Wardens.
Jeremiah Badcock & Beriah Ingraham. Fish Committee
Voted to excuse Charles Vaughan Esq. as a Surveyor of highways, & chose Maj Lazaru Goodwin in his Room.

to Dismiss Jeremiah Hall as a Surveyor of Highwayes & chose maj. Samuel Dutton in his room.

4th Dismissed
5th Voted and choos a Committ to look out a lot for a Miniseril lot.
Joseph North Esq. } A Committee for that purpose
James Page
Ephm. Ballard
6th Voted to dismiss the 6th act in the Warrant, also the 7 and 8 act.
9th Voted to accept the Rode from the North East Corner of James Page's land to the southerly line of Major Samuel Dutton's farm, agreeable to the minutes of the Selectmen, which are as Follows beginning at the road that leads from the meeting-house to Benjamin Follets at or near the North East corner of James Page land then to run northerly by market trees on the easterly side of the road, and to go in general in the road where it is cleared out & bridged & now travelled about two miles, 'till it comes to the southesterly line of Maj. Samuel Dutton Farm said road to be four rods wide. Maj. Samuel Dutton and & Mr. James Page agree with the Town, to indemnify theInhabitants of the town of Hallowell from all fines that may arise by said road not being cleared out for one year from the accepting said road --
10th Voted that the Town Treasurer shall give notes to any Persons, who the Town may at any time owe with Interest, the Selectmen Certifying the propriety thereof.